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Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
to discuss that is "san francisco chronicle" political reporter joe garofoli. let's talk about california for a second. because all i can tell you, as a former governor two-third's majority in each house. oh my god. >> it's very tempting to ram through everything you have ever wanted to do. but jerry brown, remember this is his third term. 74 years old. he is a smarter wiser guy. look for the legislature to follow his lead. >> jennifer: it will have to go on the ballot if they are going to raise taxes. >> right. >> jennifer: even though that was the big drawback of prop 13. >> prop 13 caps property taxes, but they are going to nibble at it. is sort of a loophole that says if you are a commercial property owner, you won't get reassessed and they are going to go after that. and jerry brown has laid very quite. he is going to say let that come from the grass roots. >> jennifer: so how many of the increases are tax bills? >> there are some in there. >> jennifer: you cover san francisco and one of the issues that is really important in this community is lbgt rights. >> yes. >>
Jan 31, 2013 3:00pm PST
it be sandy hook, chicago, san francisco or oakland, i think that common sense will prevail on this issue. i think the appointment of congressman thompson is a good thing because he is a gun owner. >> jennifer: i agree with you. >> that's a good approach to the whole thing. >> jennifer: there are reasonable gun owners and you have to understand that there is respect that we have to have for the second amendment but rational common-sense gun laws need to prevail. there really has been a huge. of people killed since the you beginning of the year. rahm emmanuel had a press conference announcing what he was going to do, which was to move 200 chicago cops from their desks out to the streets. listen to what he had to say. >> we will continue to move all 200 by march to move them all into the streets to do what i think is a key component, which is to reduce gun violence and gang activity before the flame becomes a fire, put it out. >> jennifer: is more police the answer? >> well, they're doing the same thing in oakland. they had a patrol on the streets of oakland. short-term probably. having--you'r
Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
historically was there in san francisco when harvey millford was shot. and she is pushing legislation to ban high-capacity magazines, ban assault weapons, and require extensive background checks everything the president said she wanted. and she is no slouch when it comes to senate policy. she has been there a very long time, and has a lot of power behind her. >> she was the author -- [ overlapping speakers ] >> again, you do have the filibuster majority in the senate -- >> jennifer: well, let's talk about that. donnie, the second-term agenda includes immigration reform climate change legislation, knock on wood and includes getting the fiscal house in order. >> and jobs jobs jobs. >> jennifer: yes. but if we get filibuster reform will the president be able to get his agenda through, or will the house block everything? especially guns? >> the question is whether they are going to have to step in and save the children that they have become. speaker speaker boehner needs to ask himself does he want to cow town to this group in the house who wants to hold everything hostage f
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
's a wednesday night in san francisco. we're just getting started. stay with us. i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. you know who is coming on to me now? you know the kind of guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? ♪ >> jennifer: vice president joe biden pledged today that the administration would reduce gun violence in this country even if it requires executive action only. and that would mean the president using his executive authority to avoid yet another futile fight with congress. >> the president is going to act. there are executive actions that can be taken. we're compiling all of that with the help of th
Jan 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
here in san francisco ruled that the va had unchecked incompetence. and they ordered a court overseen reform of the whole agency. then the va -- the government appealed and went to a special 18-judge panel of the 9th circuit, and they overturned that opinion. so now the veterans are waiting to see if the supreme court is going to hear their case and the supreme court could decide that the va needs to be overhauled, or they could decide that they lack jurisdiction. >> you have a bureaucracy moving slowly going through a court system moving even more slowly, and all the while these yvette yvette -- veterans are waiting. >> yeah, and some of them are dying. we have information that we uncovered that in the last year, 19,500 veterans, almost 20,000 veterans had their disability claims approved by the va only after they died. these are people that said i need help for ptsd diseases caused by agent orange i need a pension in my old age, they wait. they wait. they wait. and in 20,000 cases they get that yes, we can help you only after they die. >> jennifer: so
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
, but if this legislation passes, san francisco would be the first airport in the world to honor somebody who is openly gay. appropriate. all right then our favorite statistician senate silver who wrote the book "the signal and the noise: why so many predictions fail and some don't," that's the title of it. he learned why some predictions failed this past sunday because last week he appeared on espn. he predicted that the seattle seahawks would be in the super bowl. >> with seattle you saw a team blowing people out. the point differential is a predictor going forward of how well a team will do. >> jennifer: i love it when he's so grate and wonderfully nerdy about football and sports as well as politics. but he made that prediction and as football fans know the atlanta falcons beat the seattle seahawks, and nate may have been able to predict which way all 50 states would go in the 2012 election but he proved that even a mathematical genius, even nate silver gets it wrong sometimes. up next, brett erlich, ann romney and dancing with the [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> jennifer: this week the producers of the seco
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
me here? they give me a san francisco 49ers tea cup. that's the kind of treatment i get in "the war room." >> cenk: you know what i get? a plastic cup. >> michael: i know those well. i'm sorry not to be there. i'll be back with the turks tomorrow. i'm holding the fort here at "the war room" for the rest of the evening. everybody should watch cenk uygur and "the young turks" tonight. >> cenk: thank you michael. >> michael: up next here he was not invited to any parties at the sundance film festival, and at least three park city bars had taped his bad checks up by the cash register. we can only be talking about brett erlich. he squeezed in a year's worth of movies over the weekend. the best and worth of what he found coming up right after the break. young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. @Ñ >> summer may be the time for blockbuster movies, but with the sun dance film festival, winter is the time for doubtries. we're keeping our eyes on show ti
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
frieman is a san francisco bay resident. he appeared in traffic court on monday to protest a $500 ticket. and that ticket was for a car pool lane violation, where you're supposed to have at least two people in the car. he was driving by himself, but here is the thing. he had incorporation papers for a corporation in the car with him, and now he's claiming hey, if the supreme court says corporations are people shouldn't traffic police as well? earlier i sat down with mr. frieman. >> the -- the specific thing that really got me going on this was that years ago i saw the signs on 101 that say that a car pool is for two or more persons. >> jennifer: right. >> persons under the law are defined as human beings or corporations. so why not? why not? >> jennifer: why not? >> why not take a corporation in the car with me -- >> jennifer: so you have these incorporation papers in the car with you. >> right. >> jennifer: you get pulled over by the police you are expecting that this eventually is going to happen, right? >> right. >> jennifer: have you been driving in the car pool la
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